Globe Stories of Surprise and Wonder Txc 92c
In less than one class period, students can easily finish short pieces that include traditional tales and myths of the Americas and the Caribbean, famous heroes and infamous villains like King Arthur and Jesse James, and original stories of incredible feats - many based on real-life disasters such as the Titanic and Hurricane Andrew. Students also explore plays drawing on diverse individuals and events from history, classic science, and fiction.
Interest Level: 6-12Reading Level: 3-8
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Short, easy novels were his only reading; he devoured them by the dozen.
During the second year, the sound of the piano, once heard often, stopped
completely. Great books of the world's literature became his only reading. By the
fifth year, ...
The night was nearly over when I heard voices. Our host and his wife were
talking and arguing below. I put my ear to the chimney. I clearly heard these
words spoken by the husband: "Well, let's see, must they both be killed?" To
which the wife ...
"The ghost had to have the wooden leg didn't it? I thought she heard the leg
tapping." "Of course she did," said Janet. "But that was the ghostly leg. The one
she had was the real one. "Then she heard it again, very slowly, softly: "STEP . . .